Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Otolaryngologist is $311,395
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Otolaryngologists?
An entry-level Otolaryngologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $245,659 based on 5 salaries. An early career Otolaryngologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $310,270 based on 14 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Otolaryngologists Do?
Most of the time, otolaryngologists work at hospitals or medical clinics. They may also have their own practice or partner with other otolaryngologists. They must be medical doctors, which means they must have graduated from medical school. They must be competent in treating patients that have diseases or disorders in their ears, noses, and/or throats. They must also be familiar with structures related to the head and neck.
Prior to treating existing patients, they must review their …Read more
- Examine patients' ear, nose, throat, sinuses, larynx, and general head and neck areas.
- Perform head and neck surgeries for a variety of conditions.
- Provide treatment plans for conditions as varied as hearing loss, allergies, cancer, and disorders of taste and smell.
- Diagnose and rule out conditions, ordering laboratory tests if needed for confirmation.